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Welcome to the April issue of Progress Notes 
A message from Editor-in-Chief Dr. Charles A. Castle  Read More

In the Spotlight 
Dr. Cynthia Kilbourn’s ‘prescriptions’ include yoga, vitamins and a plant-based diet 
Family physician completes fellowship in integrative medicine – and starts concentration in LGH residency program.  Read More

Three-physician team uses GPS technology to find and treat deadly lung cancers 
Minimally invasive Electromagnetic Navigational Bronchoscopy offers patients more close-to-home options. Read More

New Physicians 
LG Health welcomes new physicians 
Internist, gastroenterologist and pediatric cardiologist join active and courtesy staff. Read More

Practice of Medicine 
Know your numbers: Crimson gives physicians easy access to important patient-care data 
User-friendly application identifies possible areas to improve performance and documentation.  Read More

Physicians: Learn to speak the ‘language’ that coders and payers recognize 
This month’s tip sheet covers proper documentation of malnutrition. Read More

Hospital revises policy on Range Orders for Medications 
New policy aims to give clear guidance to nurses when providers order a dosage range.  Read More

LGHP task force adopts new lipid-management guidelines 
Recommendations aim to help physicians better assess patient needs and make appropriate referrals.  Read More

LG Health News 
LGH surgeons can perform more complex minimally invasive surgeries with new da Vinci Xi
Dr. Paul Newman is the first central Pennsylvania surgeon to use latest generation of robotic technology.  Read More

Doctors’ Day celebrations feature banners, cakes -- and blueberry pancakes 
Photo gallery shows some creative ways colleagues honored physicians throughout LG Health.  Read More

Radiologic technologist wins patient-safety award for creating plan to reduce radiation exposure 
Beth Martin appears in “I Am Patient Safety” poster campaign.  Read More

Government Affairs 
State legislators may be ready to compromise on medical marijuana 
Reworked Medical Cannabis Act has Senate support but still faces questions in the House.  Read More

Spotlight: Special CME event features wine and cheese in a historic venue 
Attendees will learn how 19th century medicine still impacts today’s practice.  Read More

April/May CME events include liver disease and end-of-life care 
Check out these great CME events coming in April and May.  Read More

Staff Transitions 
Paula Crawford-Gamble joins Healthy Weight Management & Bariatric Surgery 
She will work as a part-time CRNP for the Medically Managed Weight Loss Program.  Read More

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